British authorities are debating whether to raise the country's threat level one day after a British soldier was hacked to death by suspects shouting jihadist slogans in southeast London.
Britain's top leaders held an emergency meeting today in the equivalent of the White House Situation Room, deciding whether they believe Wednesday's assault near an army barracks could lead to more attacks.
The soldier's family has asked that his identity not be released.
Counterterrorism police searched a home in northeast England, according to police in Lincolnshire, and officers were seen meticulously searching a parking garage and a lawn in Woolwich, where the attack took place. They also continue to interview the two suspects, who are in the hospital under arrest after they were both shot by armed police. It's unclear whether they are cooperating with authorities.
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